CM Connection/External CM
The external CM server stores and manages client credentials for CCKM. These connections can be configured and managed by the CipherTrust Manager Administrator or the users who are part of the admin group. This functionality allows the CipherTrust Manager to act as an external key source in the connection manager.
This document, may at times, abbreviate CipherTrust Manager as CM.
The CM server on which the CCKM will run is referred to as Client CM.
The CM server that acts as an external key source is referred to as External CM.
CM connections to the CipherTrust Manager can be configured and managed: